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Hecht, Selig

M. Susan Barger.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Physiology; Biological and Medical Physics. 1025 words.

Hecht, Selig (08 February 1892–18 September 1947), physiologist and biophysicist, was born in the village of Glogow, in what was then Austrian Poland, the son of Mandel Hecht and Mary...

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Hopkins, Harold Horace

Brebis Bleaney.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Physiology; Physics. 1075 words.

Hopkins, Harold Horace (1918–1994), physicist and endoscopist, was born on 6 December 1918 at 76 Argyle Street, Leicester, the youngest of six children of William Ernest Hopkins, a baker's...

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Lawther, Patrick Joseph

Robert Maynard.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2013; p ublished online January 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Physiology; Medicine and Health; Physics. 1056 words.

Lawther, Patrick Joseph (1921–2008), physician and medical researcher, was born at 15 Victory Avenue, Gretna, Dumfriesshire, on 9 March 1921, the son of Joseph Lawther, marine engineer, and...

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Wollaston, William Hyde

Trevor I. Williams.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Physiology; Medicinal Chemistry; Physics. 1644 words.

Wollaston, William Hyde (1766–1828), chemist, physicist, and physiologist, was born on 6 August 1766 at East Dereham vicarage, Norfolk, the third child of the seven sons and ten daughters...

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